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Welcome to my studio! I have spent about a decade mostly focused on writing. I wrote "Sticks, Stones, Roots and Bones: Hoodoo, Mojo and Conjuring with Herbs" first. Then I wrote four more books and numerous articles about hoodoo, African American holistic health, paganism and magick. While doing this heavy focus on writing, my other creative garden--the painting and drawing I had dedicated my life to, became more of a secret garden. Now it is time to water, fertilize and nurture that secret garden and bring it into the light, so that it isn't so secret anymore. As I develop my paintings, drawings and other inspirations, I will share them in this space. Enter here to find sanctuary, ideas and inspiration.

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